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Exhibition Launch | Adelaide Biennial in the Garden

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Santos Museum of Economic Botany

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You're invited to the exhibition launch of the

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds | Adelaide Botanic Garden

Titled Divided Worlds, the 2018 Adelaide Biennial presents an allegory of human society, one that meditates on the drama of the cosmos and evolution; on the past and the future; and on beauty and the environment.

Delivering new and unexpected visions in mediums such as photography, painting, sculpture, installation and the moving image will be artists from all corners of the country, including three whose work will appear at Adelaide Botanic Garden: Tamara Dean (NSW), Vernon Ah Kee (QLD), and Christian Thompson (VIC). Learn more about the artists and exhibition at our website.

The official launch of Adelaide Botanic Garden's Biennial exhibitions will take place in the Santos Museum of Economic Botany - free, all welcome. Please RSVP by Wednesay 28th February to the launch via the buttons above and completing your details.

All registered guests who have RSVP'd will receive a complimentary drink on arrival. Please check-in at the Welcome Desk and pickup your drink voucher. A cash- bar will also be available to purchase drinks.

Extending across Adelaide’s cultural precinct, North Terrace, the 2018 Adelaide Biennial will be presented at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art at the University of South Australia, JamFactory and Adelaide Botanic Garden/the Santos Museum of Economic Botany.

The 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds runs from 3 March to 3 June 2018 as part of the Adelaide Festival. For further information visit adelaidebiennial.com.au.

Image caption: Tamara Dean, Elephant ear (Alocasia odora) in Autumn from the series In our nature, April 2017, Adelaide Botanic Garden, pure pigment print on cotton rag, 150 x 200 cm; Courtesy the artist and Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney.

The 2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds is an Art Gallery of South Australia exhibition presented in partnership with the Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, UniSA, in association with the Adelaide Festival, and with generous support received from the Art Gallery of South Australia Biennial Ambassadors Program and Principal Donor The Balnaves Foundation. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body and by the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy, an initiative of the Australian, State and Territory Governments.

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